Top 10 Best 78521 Texas Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 43 public schools serving 30,191 students in 78521, TX (there are 2 private schools, serving 158 private students). 99% of all K-12 students in 78521, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in 78521, TX are Ortiz Elementary School, Paredes Elementary School and Southmost Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 78521 have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Texas public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in 78521, TX have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Texas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Best 78521, TX Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ortiz Elementary School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2500 W Alton Gloor Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 698-1100
Grades: PK-5
| 508 students
Rank: #22.
Paredes Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3700 Heritage Trl
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 574-5582
Grades: PK-5
| 783 students
Rank: #33.
Southmost Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5245 Southmost Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 548-8870
Grades: PK-5
| 316 students
Rank: #44.
Garza Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
200 Esperanza Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 982-2660
Grades: PK-5
| 270 students
Rank: #55.
Idea Frontier Academy
Charter School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2800 S Dakota Ave
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 541-2002
Grades: PK-5
| 821 students
Rank: #66.
Hudson Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2980 Fm 802
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 698-0447
Grades: PK-5
| 653 students
Rank: #77.
Idea Frontier College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2800 S Dakota Ave
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 541-2002
Grades: 6-12
| 763 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Gallegos Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2700 Avenida Rancho Viejo
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 547-4230
Grades: PK-5
| 419 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Idea Robindale College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3802 E Ruben Torres Sr Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 832-5300
Grades: 6-8
| 346 students
Rank: #1010.
Breeden Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3955 Dana Ave
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 554-4730
Grades: PK-5
| 568 students
Rank: #1111.
Gonzalez Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4350 Coffeeport Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 831-6030
Grades: PK-5
| 643 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Brite Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
450 S Browne Ave
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 698-3000
Grades: PK-5
| 486 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Egly Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
445 Land O Lakes
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 548-8850
Grades: PK-5
| 535 students
Rank: #1414.
Castaneda Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3201 Lima St
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 548-8800
Grades: PK-5
| 466 students
Rank: #1515.
Idea Sports Park Academy
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3802 E Ruben Torres Sr Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 832-5300
Grades: K-3
| 343 students
Rank: #1616.
Stillman Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2977 W Tandy Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 698-1000
Grades: 6-8
| 1,115 students
Rank: #1717.
Manzano Middle School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2580 W Alton Gloor
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 548-9800
Grades: 6-8
| 903 students
Rank: #1818.
Hanna Early College High School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2615 Price Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 548-7600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,336 students
Rank: #1919.
Burns Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1974 Alton Gloor Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 548-8490
Grades: PK-5
| 598 students
Rank: #2020.
El Jardin Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6911 Boca Chica Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 831-6000
Grades: PK-5
| 342 students
Rank: #2121.
Champion Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4750 Bowie Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 832-6200
Grades: PK-5
| 691 students
Rank: #2222.
Vela Middle School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4905 Paredes Line Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 548-7770
Grades: 6-8
| 639 students
Rank: #2323.
Aiken Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6290 Southmost Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 986-5200
Grades: PK-5
| 547 students
Rank: #2424.
Palm Grove Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7942 Southmost Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 982-3850
Grades: PK-5
| 344 students
Rank: #2525.
Idea Sports Park College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3802 E Ruben Torres Sr Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 832-5300
Grades: 9-11
| 220 students
Rank: #2626.
Idea Robindale Academy
Charter School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3802 E Ruben Torres Sr Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 832-5300
Grades: K-4
| 567 students
Rank: #2727.
Lucio Middle School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 N Vermillion Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 831-4550
Grades: 6-8
| 745 students
Rank: #2828.
Vermillion Road Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6895 Fm 802
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 831-6060
Grades: PK-5
| 632 students
Rank: #2929.
Porter Early College High School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3500 International Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 548-7800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,844 students
Rank: #3030.
Oliveira Middle School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
444 Land O Lakes
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 548-8530
Grades: 6-8
| 827 students
Rank: #3131.
Garcia Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5701 Fm 802
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 832-6300
Grades: 6-8
| 948 students
Rank: #3232.
Rivera Early College High School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6955 Fm 802
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 831-8700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,306 students
Rank: #3333.
Lopez Early College High School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3205 S Dakota Ave
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 982-7400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,896 students
Rank: #3434.
Morningside Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1025 Morningside Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 982-2760
Grades: PK-5
| 416 students
Rank: #3535.
Perez Elementary School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2514 Shidler Dr
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 982-2800
Grades: PK-5
| 633 students
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78521, Texas Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
854 E Harrison
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 554-6700
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2801 E 13th St
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 982-2960
Grades: PK-5
| 311 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 78521, TX?
The top ranked public schools in 78521, TX include Ortiz Elementary School, Paredes Elementary School and Southmost Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in 78521, TX?
43 public schools are located in 78521, TX.
What percentage of students in 78521, TX go to public school?
99% of all K-12 students in 78521, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in 78521, TX?
78521, TX public schools minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public schools average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

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